Kitchen sink to automatic air vent

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I am installing a kitchen sink in a different location and it is impossible to hook up with main air vent. Is it ok to go with automatic air vent?

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  1. If you are installing the sink in Alberta there is provision in the building code to allow for an automatic air vent. A permit should be pulled for this job and the inspector will be looking to see if there were any possible ways to hook up to the main air vent. If there is not it is ok to use an automatic air vent.

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  2. Tnks for input……I live in Windsor Ontario and plumbing code is no automatic air went ,,,,they sell them but we are not allowed to use them. My understanding was that they are safe to use….
    Thanks again…!!!!

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